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Author:  ncgnet [ Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:14 am ]
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From the Boston Phoenix. After reviewing Bill T Jones, Marcia Siegel reviews Celtic Tap:
Conflict and convergence
Bill T. Jones and Celtic Tap at the ICA

[James] Devine, an Irish stepdancer who started his career in contemporary shows like Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, now eschews these flashy incarnations of the traditional forms. His dance combines the fast footwork of Irish step with the rhythmic imagination of American tap. He didn’t try to be a star or dazzle the audience with his brilliance. He and his partners just came out and acted like, well, here’s what we do, pretty good isn’t it?


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